Prof. Dr. M Niaz Asadullah
|Department of Economics|
|Faculty of Economics and Administration|
|Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA|
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|Total Articles in Publication List||38|
|Articles With Citation Data||25|
|Sum of the Times Cited||195|
|Average Citations per Article||7.80|
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Professor Niaz Asadullah received his Doctorate degree in Economics from Oxford University in 2005. Before coming to Malaysia, he taught economics at Reading University, UK, for seven years. He also held visiting positions at Harvard, Oxford, Manchester, Kent, Dhaka, and BRAC Universities. At the University of Malaya, he additionally served as the Deputy Director of the Centre for Poverty and Development Studies (CPDS) from 2014-2016. His research relates to poverty, inequality, well-being, education, labor market, skills formation and gender issues with a focus on South/East Asia and Islamic countries. His work has been supported by the Social Security Research Centre (SSRC) and HIR schemes of the University of Malaya as well as international grants such as the Australian Development Research Award Scheme, Leverhulme Trust (UK), International Growth Centre (IGC), the DFID (UK), Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), South Asian Network of Economic Research Institutes and the World Bank. He has also consulted for Asian Productivity Organization (APO), BRAC, Oxford Policy Management, BAPPENAS (Government of Indonesia), UN ESCAP and the World Bank.
He has published in economics journals (Australian Economic Review, Applied Economics, Asian Development Review, Bulletin of Economic Research, Cambridge Journal of Economics, China Economic Review, Economica, Economics of Education Review, Education Economics, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Development Studies, and World Development) as well as non-economics journals (Comparative Education Review, Development Policy Review, European Journal of Development Research, Oxford Development Studies, International Journal of Educational Development and PLoS One).
At the same time, he's published numerous opinion pieces in newspapers and magazines including the Project Syndicate, the Conversation, D+C Development and Cooperation, the Diplomat, Open Democracy, the Huffington Post, the Bangkok Post, the Edge and the Hindu. His work has also appeared on blogs published by international organizations such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank Institute, the World Economic Forum, UNU-WIDER, BRAC International, the East Asia Forum, LSE, Oxford University & UNESCO. He regularly serves as a reviewer for various international funding agencies and peer-reviewed journals in the field of economics, comparative education and international development. Other active affiliations include: Visiting Professorial Fellow (University of Manchester); Fellow of the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Peer Review College; Research Fellow of the IZA Institute of Labor Economics; Global Labor Organization (GLO) Lead for Malaysia & South-East Asia; Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA); Co-founder of the Initiative on Education, Gender and Growth in Asia.
Professor Asadullah is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (Taylor & Francis), Co-Editor of Asia Pacific Education Review (Springer) and Section Editor of the Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics (Springer-Nature). He is also on the editorial advisory board of COMPARE: A Journal of Comparative and International Education (Taylor & Francis), International Journal of Educational Development (Elsevier), and Malaysian Journal of Economics.